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Is Headhunting Practiced in Nagaland?

Here are some quick facts about headhunting practice in India’s Northeastern state of Nagaland?
– Headhunting was once a common battle ritual and a sort of rite-of-passage for many warrior clans of northeast India.
– The practice was abolished as part of adoption of modern laws over a century ago.
– As a visitor you may see trophies either in a museum or, less commonly, on display inside homes of indigenous communities of India’s northeast.
Read more in the book on NE India – Backpacking North East India: A Curious Journey

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